Casas del Bosque It's Wine Time Field Trip
21 February 2019
Wonderful Riesling with Chilean Sausage Rolls
We had a wonderful day experiencing all on offer at Casas del Bosque, Casablanca, Chile. From cycling around the vinyards to enjoying the excellent restaurant and shops, not to mention the fabulous wines .
It’s situated in the Casablanca Valley, 70k from Santiago and 30k from Valparaiso (definitely worth a visit!). There’s over 235 hectares planted dedicated to cool climate varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir.
The Reisling was a delicious accompaniment to our starters - Empanadas – a Chilean (and Argentinian) delicacy – a bit like a Gregg’s Sausage Roll but better (as if ...)! The Pinot Noir had a wonderful aroma of dried figs, hints of vanilla, spice and strawberries – truly delicious and not too heavy for a lunch.
Altogether, a great day was had by all.
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